Ruth Schmid, PhD, is Vice President Marketing at SINTEF Industry in Trondheim, Norway. She is SINTEFs PI of RESTORE and is the leader of WP1. Her present research activities include the preparation and characterisation of micro- and nanoparticles by various technologies and from a wide variety of materials, as well as the surface modification of polymers and polymer particles by wet-chemistry. A field of special interest is nanomedicine, especially targeted drug delivery and imaging, where SINTEF-owned technology platforms are developed. She gained her diploma and PhD in Natural Sciences at ETH Zürich, Switzerland. She is a member of ACS, CRS (President July 2016-July 2017), the ETPN (currently Chair) and the EARTO WG “Emerging Technologies for Healthcare”.